Extreme temperatures and mortality in Latin America: Voices are needed from the Global South

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Recent work by Kephart et al.1 updates estimates for mortality burden attributable to non-optimal ambient temperatures in Latin America, which helps to understand the climate-related health risks and burden in less-developed areas. Here, we discuss the main findings and focus on methodology that remains controversial in heat health field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)656-660
Number of pages5
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 14 Oct 2022

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